The Per Diem Respiratory Therapist II is an RCP who performs general ward therapy RT procedures including: 02 therapy, bland aerosol therapy, medicinal aerosol therapy, volume expansion therapy, bronchial hygiene procedures, CPR. A Respiratory Therapist also performs Adult Critical Care RT procedures including: setup and management of continuous invasive and non-invasive ventilator systems, specialty gases, and related monitoring and supportive adjuncts. Training in performance of Arterial Puncture for Blood Gas Analysis, as well as working in the emergency department is required. The Respiratory Therapist II may pursue additional training in all "subspecialty services" provided by the CSMC Respiratory Care Services to include: management of Perinatal/ Pediatric Ventilator Systems and related adjuncts; Bronchoscopy Assist; Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center RT procedures; RT Order Entry System Operation. Once training is complete, a Respiratory Therapist is expected to function as assigned in the subspecialty areas in which he/she has been trained and adjudged functionally competent.
Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy or similar - Minimum
Bachelors Degree in Respiratory Therapy or similar - Preferred
• RCP State License Must be currently licensed by the State of California as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP.)
• Basic Life Support (BLS)
• Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS/ALS)
• Registered Resp Therapist (RRT)
• Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
▪Must be able to perform 1 & 2 man CPR.
▪Must be able to lift and carry 25 lbs.
▪Must be able to move an H-size gas cylinder-and-cart as well as Departmental life support systems over Hospital floor surfaces
▪Must be able to physically roll a 200 lb, horizontally positioned patient.
▪Must possess auditory and visual capabilities for responding to pulmonary life support alarms and related monitoring systems.
▪Must possess mathematics skills necessary to the clinical functions of the job.
▪Must possess oral and written communication skills sufficient for understanding and being understood by members of the Health Care Team.
Working Title: Respiratory Therapist II Per Diem -12 Hour Days
Department: Respiratory Therapy
Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops
Job Category: Therapy/Rehab
Job Specialty: Respiratory
Position Type: Per Diem
Shift Length: 12 hour shift
Shift Type: Day
Base Pay: $44.50 - $45.49
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